Thompson & Knight's Intellectual Property ("IP") Section is comprised of lawyers who focus on patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, unfair competition, and related technology matters. In a non-adversarial context, our experience includes legal counseling, assisting clients with the strategic use of IP assets to advance business objectives, prosecution of patents, registration and prosecution of marks, licensing, technology transfers, and protection of trade secrets. Thompson & Knight's IP attorneys also regularly counsel and represent clients on issues of patent, trademark and copyright infringement, acts of unfair competition, and theft of trade secrets. The potential liability in these matters can range from a few hundred thousand to several hundred million dollars.
We are proud that Thompson & Knight received a national first-tier ranking for Intellectual Property Litigation in the 2013 edition of Best Law Firms, the preeminent listing of the nation's top legal practices from the publishers of U.S. News & World Report and The Best Lawyers in America®. The Firm is also ranked among top firms in Texas for Intellectual Property in Chambers USA 2012 by Chambers & Partners. The directory described our IP group as "highly regarded for the range of its IP expertise," and as "a strong IP practice with some very strong lawyers."